List of Chief Ministers of Jharkhand

Post Name : List of Chief Ministers of Jharkhand
Post Date :  03 May , 2024
Post Description : Candidates nationwide should have a good comprehension of both current affairs and static general knowledge, as general awareness is important in government examinations. Reading newspapers, electronic news sources, or watching news broadcasts can all help you stay up to date on current events and worldwide trends. In this post, we shall look at the chief ministers of Jharkhand.

List of Chief Ministers of Jharkhand

Since its establishment on November 15, 2000, the leadership of six different Chief Ministers of Jharkhand has been witnessed. Babulal Marandi, representing the BJP, assumed office as the inaugural Chief Minister of Jharkhand in November 2000. Currently, the state is being governed by Champai Soren. Below in the table mentioned is the List of Chief Ministers of Jharkhand.

Chief Ministers of Jharkhand
NamePeriodPolitical PartyAdditional Information
Babulal MarandiNovember 15, 2000 – March 18, 2003Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)First Chief Minister of Jharkhand
Arjun MundaMarch 18, 2003 – March 2, 2005Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Shibu SorenMarch 2, 2005 – March 12, 2005Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM)First term lasted for only 9 days
Arjun MundaMarch 12, 2005 – September 14, 2006Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)Second term as Chief Minister
Shibu SorenDecember 30, 2009 – May 29, 2010Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM)Second term as Chief Minister
Arjun MundaSeptember 11, 2010 – January 18, 2013Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)Third term as Chief Minister
Hemant SorenJuly 13, 2013 – December 28, 2014Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM)Son of Shibu Soren, also served as Deputy Chief Minister
Raghubar DasDecember 28, 2014 – December 29, 2019Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)First non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand
Hemant SorenDecember 29, 2019 – February 2, 2024Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM)Second term as Chief Minister
Champai SorenFebruary 2, 2024 – PresentJharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM)Currently serving as the 7th Chief Minister of Jharkhand after Hemant Soren’s arrest

The information provided gives a comprehensive overview of some significant Chief Ministers of Jharkhand:

Babulal Marandi

  • Position: First Chief Minister of Jharkhand
  • Tenure: November 15, 2000, to March 18, 2003 (2 years and 123 days)
  • Political Affiliation: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
  • Background: Born on January 11, 1958, in Kodia Bandh village. Pursued education at Giridih College and Ranchi University. Started political career with BJP.

Champai Soren

  • Position: 7th Chief Minister of Jharkhand
  • Tenure: From February 2, 2024 (current)
  • Background: Born on November 1, 1956. Became Chief Minister after Hemant Soren’s arrest. Prioritizes issues like jobs, education, and healthcare for the betterment of Jharkhand.

Arjun Munda

  • Position: 2nd Chief Minister of Jharkhand
  • Tenure: 2003 to 2013 (5 years and 304 days)
  • Political Affiliation: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
  • Background: Born on May 3, 1968, in Kharangajhar. Studied at Ranchi University and Indira Gandhi National Open University. Currently serves as the Minister of Tribal Affairs under Prime Minister Modi’s leadership.
  • Significance: Holds the record for the longest tenure as Chief Minister of Jharkhand, serving over five years, spanning three terms.

These Chief Ministers played crucial roles in the governance and development of Jharkhand, each contributing their unique leadership style and initiatives to the state’s progress.

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